Best & Worst Dressed

No one knew exactly what to expect this year in terms of Oscar fashions – and while some stars didn't disappoint, gracing the abbreviated red carpet in gorgeous gowns, others made us cringe with their fashion faux pas. Take a peek at the creme de la creme and the bottom of the barrel in our special gallery.

ON THE FRINGE

When she's acting, Meryl Streep – who got her 13th Oscar nomination this year as Best Supporting Actress for Adaptation – can't hit a wrong note. Unfortunately, the same can't be said of her style selection at the Academy Awards, a silky, strapless black gown festooned with tacky fringed silver sleeves. The screen icon deserves a more fabulous frock.